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NBC
Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
in san rafeal. owner steve maryfield worked hard to build his business 27 years ago. >> this doesn't look good. >> reporter: and now. >> this doesn't look good. >> reporter: how i now he is rebuilding it. >> a screen flashed up with a warning that says you have no access to your server. >> reporter: steve says a hacker took over his computer, freezing two programs he uses to track sales and special orders. >> we have hijacked the files, changed the file extension. we have changed your password. there's no possibility of accessing this data. >> reporter: but the crooks were kind enough to offer two options. either spend years trying to recode their hack or gain control for a price. >> $3,000 immediately and $1,000 every week you fail to comply. >> we are seeing a dramatic increase. >> is it profitable. >> very profitable. folks that do it can make 50, 60 thousand dollars a day by hitti hitting couple of countries. >> mcafee says it is successful because the ransom note looks like an official notice from the fbi accusing you of a crime. >> they try to scare you. you have inappropriate conte
NBC
Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm PDT
their used to at demosport in san rafael. owner steve maryfield worked hard to build his business 27 years ago. >> oh, this doesn't look good. this doesn't look good. >> he's rebuilding it. >> a screen came up that says, you have no access to your server. >> reporter: steve says a hacker took over his computer, freezing two programs he uses to track sales and special orders. >> we have hijacked the files, change your file extensions, we've changed your passwords. there's no possibility of accessing this data. >> reporter: but the crooks were kind enough to offer him two options. either spend years trying to decode their hack or regain control for a price. >> you can pay us this ransom starting with $3,000 immediately and $1,000 for every week seven days that you fail to comply. >> we're seeing a dramatic increase in ransomware. >> reporter: why is that? is it profitable? >> yes. they can make 50, $60,000 a day from hitting a couple of countries. >> reporter: the scheme is successful because often the ransom note often likes like an official notice accusing you of a crime. >> you have inapp
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 5:00am PDT
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